Coconut Water: Do You Love It or Hate It?

We have to imagine that EVERYTHING tastes better with this view. Credit: Rodrigo_Soldon

We FBGs can agree on a lot of things: diet is a four-letter word, red wine is awesome and the scale is a lousy thing to be obsessed with. But the one thing we seem to be pretty well divided on? Coconut water. Who knew! On the scale of coconut-water love—with five being wanting to marry it and zero being wanting to eradicate it from the Earth completely—I’d put Kristen at a five, myself at a four, Tish at pretty indifferent with a three, and Erin at a zero. Maybe even a sub-zero. What about you?

As always, tell us more of your thoughts—including your favorite kinds of coconut water—in the comments. Go nuts, ladies! —Jenn  

Categories: NutritionTags: , ,

This article was originally published on fitbottomedgirls.com.

We often receive products from companies to review. All thoughts and opinions are always entirely our own. Unless otherwise stated, we have received no compensation for our review and the content is purely editorial.

WUQ2XsUdfkHFNAr

Comments

Add a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

6 Comments

  1. I will have it every now and again as a treat but I’m very particular about it. I don’t like the sort with the chunks of coconut in it. I have this thing for textures and the bits floating in the liquid really turn me off.

  2. I like to mix it with protein powder for an after workout replenisher. It’s great for replacing those electrolytes…and mixed with chocolate protein powder, tastes like a Mounds bar! Well, it’s been a long time since I’ve had a Mounds bar, but I’ve got gullible taste buds!

  3. I also use it post workout with protein powder and simple carbs like dextrose to help with recovery. Not a fan of drinking it straight though. I have mixed it with coconut flavored protein which really enhanced the flavor 🙂

  4. I love it, but it’s not a staple in my diet. I would like to drink it more often, but when I take into consideration how much water I drink daily, I can’t seem to justify buying coconut water. I drank it when I was pregnant to stay hydrated, but not as much afterwards. I know it is great post-workout, but again my water makes so much more sense to me.

  5. I’m with you, Erin! I was excited to try it after hearing all the hippity-dippitys rave about it… the first swallow was so extraordinarily unpleasant that I thought it had spoiled. SO. GROSS.

  6. Despite its healthy properties, coconut water is a little expensive.

    Coconut oil provides so much more – especially healthy fats we don’t get enough of. You can also use it externally for loads of cures and treatments.

    Peter